Monthly Archives: June 2017

Dereham Blues Festival, 6-9 July 2017

The 2017 Dereham Blues Festival Is Here It’s here! The fifth annual Dereham Blues Festival starts next week on 6th July. Over 50 acts playing at 15 venues makes this year’s festival bigger and better than ever. Apart from the … Continue reading

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Yassassin + GRACELAND + Vaudevue + Sadie Nencini + Peach Club dj set, for Pony Up, BBC Music Day @ NAC 22 June 2017

 Over the past few weeks I have seen some superb gigs at Norwich Arts Centre and this latest offering from Pony Up was another to add to that list.     For a few pounds plonked into the donation box … Continue reading

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Ryley Walker + Health & Beauty @ NAC 20 June 2017

On the eve of the summer solstice during one of the hottest Junes I can recall I headed once again to the wonderful Norwich Arts Centre for the latest in a string of great gigs.  This was one of the … Continue reading

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The Georgia Shackleton Trio + Alden, Patterson & Dashwood + Hen’s Teeth @ NAC 15 June 2017

  Some out and out traditional folk was hosted at Norwich Arts Centre, put on and introduced by Georgia Shackleton herself, already established as a folk legend in Norwich.  Fittingly, it tied in with the unveiling of a blue plaque … Continue reading

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BBC Music Day @ Norfolk & Norwich Millennium Library, 15 June 2017

  BBC Music Day was celebrated at the Norfolk & Norwich Millenium Library courtesy of Norfolk Music Library with three lovely short lunchtime sets from Andrea King, Georgia King (no relation), and folk duo Of the Clay.     It’s … Continue reading

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Vieux Farka Touré + Ida Mae @ NAC 13 June 2017

Once again Norwich Arts Centre bring us some world class music with Ida Mae – recently signed to Decca playing a rare home-town gig, and Vieux Farka Touré – son of Malian desert blues legend Ali and a genius guitarist … Continue reading

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Gossamer Thread’s Curious Cabaret @ Norwich Playhouse 10 June 2017

Daisy and Alex of Gossamer Thread Circus brought us another first-rate evening of varied cabaret entertainment and escapism. As well as some brilliant new routines of their own they held a night at Norwich Playhouse which was compered by Joe … Continue reading

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